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Task Force Meeting Information

2021

Minnesota Food Safety and Defense Task Force Meetings

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: January 18, 2022 from 1:30 - 3:30 PM

Due to precautions against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and in conformance with Minnesota Statues Section 13D.021, upcoming meetings of the FSDTF have been scheduled and will be changed from in-person meetings to video-conference meetings with a phone-in option. 

Attend the January 18th meeting using Microsoft Teams

Or you can call in via audio conference (sorry, this is not a toll-free line) by calling: +1-651-395-7448

Phone Conference ID: 125 464 889#

Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event please contact Natasha Hedin at 612-247-5888 or through the Minnesota Relay Service at 711 as soon as possible.

Meeting Dates and Agendas

Meeting Minutes

  • November
    • Topics included:
      • Minnesota Department of Agriculture - Manufactured Food Program FSMA Outreach Needs Assessment Survey Results 
      • Member Update - Ecolab
      • FDA E-Commerce Summit
      • Food Innovation Team Updates
  • September
    • Topics included:
      • Minnesota Department of Health - COVID-19 Update - State of the Pandemic
      • Minnesota Department of Agriculture - FSDTF Reground and Looking Ahead
      • Food Innovation Team Updates
      • Traceability Training Update
  • July
    • Topics included:
      • Minnesota Department of Agriculture Updates
        • Cottage Food Law Changes
        • Hemp in Food FAQ
      • Member Update - Wholesale Produce Supply
      • Food Innovation Team Updates
      • Training Updates
  • May
    • Topics included: 
      • Member Update - Rossman Farms
      • Proposed Traceability Rule - Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
      • Terms of Reference Update
      • Announcements
  • January 
    • Topics included:
      • Minnesota Cottage Food Producers Association (MNCFPA) Updates
      • Minnesota's Rapid Response Team (RRT) Response to COVID-19
      • Food Innovation Team Updates
      • Member Update - Hennepin County Environmental Health

 

2020

2020 Minnesota Food Safety and Defense Task Force Meetings 

Meeting Dates

  • November 19, 2020
  • September 15, 2020
  • July 20, 2020
  • May 19, 2020
  • March 5, 2020

Agendas

Minutes 

  • November
    • Topics included:
      • Training Recommendation and Membership Vote
      • Minnesota Turkey Growers Association Presentation
      • Emerging Issues in Global Food Safety Presentation
  • September 
    • Topics included:
      • Food Innovation Team Updates & New Membership
      • Training Discussion
      • COVID-19 Pandemic Impacts Survey Results
      • AFDO Virtual Audit Framework
  • July - 
    • Topics included:
      • Membership Introductions
      • Terms of Reference
      • New Era for Smarter Food Safety 
      • Training Discussion
  • May - 
    • Topics included:
      • Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Food and Feed Safety Division Updates
      • Minnesota Department of Health, Food, Pools and Lodging Services Updates 
      • Food Innovation Team Subcommittee Update
      • FSDTF Membership Update
  • March
    • Topics included:
      • Rapid Response Team Face-to-Face Update
      • FSDTF Membership Update
      • AFDO Recall Workgroup
      • Conference for Food Protection
      • Food Innovation Team Year in Review Report
      • Cottage Food Producers Association

2019

 

2019 Minnesota Food Safety and Defense Task Force Meetings

Meeting Dates

  • January 15, 2019
  • March 19, 2019
  • May 21, 2019
  • July 16, 2019
  • September 16, 2019
  • November 12, 2019

Agendas

Minutes

  • January
    • Topics included:
      • FDA Flexible Funding Model Grant Training Discussion
      • Task Force Member Update
      • Open Meeting Law Overview
      • Food Innovation Team Subcommittee Updates
  • March
    • Topics included: 
      • USDA-FSIS Regulatory Update
      • Task Force Member Update
      • Food Innovation Team Subcommittee Updates
      • Legislative Updates from MDA and MDH
  • May
    • Topics included: 
      • Task Force Member Update
      • Food Innovation Team Subcommittee Updates
      • Terms of Reference Review
      • Training Discussion
      • Foodborne Illness Outbreak
      • Legislative Updates from MDA and MDH
  • July
    • Topics included: 
      • Task Force Member Update
      • Food Innovation Team Subcommittee Updates
      • Training Discussion
      • Terms of Reference Discussion
  • September
    • Topics included: 
      • Task Force Member Update
      • Food Innovation Team Subcommittee Updates
      • Terms of Reference Vote
      • Food Donation - Industry and Regulatory Perspective 
      • Legislative Updates from MDA
  • November
    • Topics included:
      • Hemp and CBD Food Landscape Report
      • Cannabis and CBD Regulatory Update -FDA
      • CBD Regulatory Update - MDA
      • CBD Regulatory Update - MDH
      • Food Chemical Safety Committee IAFP Submission
      • Food Innovation Team Subcommittee Updates
         

2018

2018 Minnesota Food Safety and Defense Task Force Meetings

NEXT MEETING: November 13, 2018 from 1:30 - 4:30 PM in the 5th Floor Conference Room, Veterans Service Building, 20 West 12th Street, St. Paul, MN 55155

Meeting Dates

  • January 19, 2018
  • March 20, 2018
  • May 15, 2018
  • July 17, 2018
  • September 20, 2018
  • November 13, 2018

Agendas

Minutes

  • January
    • Topics included:
      • Regulatory Updates
      • FDA Flexible Spending Model Grant
      • Food Innovation Team (FIT) Draft Governance Documents
      • FoodSHIELD Website Capabilities
      • Training Updates
      • Subcommittee Updates
  • March
    • Topics included:
      • Microsoft PowerPoint Accessibility Check Training
      • Flexible Funding Model Grant Update
      • MN Food Code Update
      • Food Innovation Team (FIT) Governance Documents
  • May
    • Topics included:
      • Super Bowl LII - Food Safety Focus
      • Comparison of State Regulations of Edible Cannabis Products
      • Food Systems Leadership Graduate Program
      • Global Food Safety Initiative Update
  • July
    • Topics included:
      • Produce Safety Updates
      • Terms of Reference
      • FIT Governance
      • Bioengineered Food Overview
  • September
    • Topics included:
      • FDA Regulatory Update
      • Foundation of Food and Ag Research Grant
      • Food Code Training Update
      • Food Innovation Team (FIT) Subcommittee 
      • Member Updates - Ecolab
  • November
    • Topics included: 
      • Land O' Lakes Farmer to Farmer Program
      • Food Innovation Team (FIT) Update
      • Member Update - MDA
      • Flexible Funding Grant Discussion 

2017

2017 Minnesota Food Safety and Defense Task Force Meetings

Agendas

 

Minutes